Covington History Generations Report

Descendents LOUIS HASTINGS COVINGTON. Ref:3624. Born: Oct-Dec 1866 at Hastings Compiled 08/01/2019

GENERATION One

LOUIS HASTINGS COVINGTON. Ref: 3624. Born: Oct-Dec 1866 at Hastings. Father: not known, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Died: Jan-

Mar 1934 at Kettering aged 67. Mar: Oct-Dec 1889 at Kettering to Williamson,Sarah Elizabth 4977. 2nd Mar: Oct-Dec 1904 at Kettering to Mann, Edith

Annie 5364. Not an easy family to follow in Genealogolical Archives as he & some of his sons would change their names on various documentation, such as

Army papers & Census Records. The use of "Hastings" as a middle name, crops up from time to time.

Known as Lewis H or Louie H. Sibling: May (1332). Appears in 1901 Census as Lewis, living in Kettering employed as a General Blacksmith. In 1911 Census

was living at 72 Buccleuch Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire with family. Occupation: Shoe Knife Finisher.

ALBERT WILLIAM. Ref: 10954. Born 9 Oct 1890 at Kettering. Mother: Williamson,Sarah Elizabth, Ref: 4977

LEWIS ARTHUR. Ref: 705. Born Jan-Mar 1892 at Kettering. Mother: Williamson,Sarah Elizabth, Ref: 4977

HUBERT HASTINGS. Ref: 520. Born 17 Oct 1895 at Kettering. Mother: Williamson,Sarah Elizabth, Ref: 4977

GENERATION Two

ALBERT WILLIAM COVINGTON. Ref: 10954. Born: 9 Oct 1890 at Kettering. Father: Louis Hastings, Father Ref: 3624. Mother: Williamson,Sarah Elizabth,

Mother Ref: 4977. Mar: 2 Mar 1918 at Stafford to Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth 1685. Sometimes used the middle name of "Hastings" on official forms such as

Army Papers & Census.

Christened 6 Feb 1891 Kettering. Appears in 1911 Census living with parents in Kettering employed as an Ironmongers Apprentice.

Service number: 24570. Regiment: Somerset Light Infantry. Enlisted: 10 Apr 1916 Exeter. Residence Town: Birmingham. Trade/Calling = Hotel Boots at

Shaftesbury Hotel, 59-61 Station Rd, Birmingham., Height 5ft 5 1/2in , Next of kin, mother Edith Covington of 72 Buccleuch Street, Kettering. Wo 363 - First

World War Service Records 'Burnt Documents'. First World War British War Medal 1917.

Served 18th Queens Royal West Sussex Regiment 30 Mar 1916 to 4 Dec 1916, Private 4651. His Medical History as at 30 Mar 1916 describes him as Flat

Foot, Rather weak legs, & some decaying teeth.

In 1918 he lived at 198 Bacchus Rd, Winson Green, Birmingham.(same adddress shown in 1939 Register where he is described as a Brass Works Packer)

On 2 Sep 1919 shown as Private in 1th Btn Labour Corps & was living at 107 Stanford Rd, Handsworth, Birmingham & had served in France.

(British Army Service Records - Military, armed forces & conflict)

AUDREY H. Ref: 111. Born Jul-Sep 1920 at Birmingham. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth, Ref: 1685

GORDON ARTHUR. Ref: 1211. Born 16 Oct 1922 at Birmingham. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth, Ref: 1685

HOWARD VICTOR. Ref: 519. Born 25 Nov 1926 at Birmingham. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth, Ref: 1685

BERYL D. Ref: 2294. Born Jan-Mar 1931 at Birmingham. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth, Ref: 1685

FREDERICK LEWIS. Ref: 1072. Born Apr-Jun 1937 at Birmingham. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth, Ref: 1685


LEWIS ARTHUR COVINGTON. Ref: 705. Born: Jan-Mar 1892 at Kettering. Father: Louis Hastings, Father Ref: 3624. Mother: Williamson,Sarah Elizabth,

Mother Ref: 4977. Known as Arthur. Christened 8 May 1904 as Arthur in Kettering. Appears in 1901 & 1911 Census living with father in Kettering, latterly

described as a Cabinet Maker.

HUBERT HASTINGS COVINGTON. Ref: 520. Born: 17 Oct 1895 at Kettering. Father: Louis Hastings, Father Ref: 3624. Mother: Williamson,Sarah Elizabth,

Mother Ref: 4977. Died: Oct-Dec 1974 at Swindon aged 79. Mar: Apr-Jun 1916 at Kettering to Willis, Ethel Beatrice 4468. 2nd Mar: Apr-Jun 1970 at

Swindon to Styles, Freda Clementina 4912. Had similar tendency as Father & brothers to record his name differently on various official documents such as

Army & census Records. He would sometimes be Herbert Hastings, or Hubert Hastings. There is also a record giving his birthdate as Aug 1899.

Baptised 5 May 1904 in Kettering

On 31 Aug 1914 he joined up at The Northamptonshire Corps 5th Btn in Northampton. He was rescribed as being 5ft 6ins, Brown Eyes & Dark Brown Hair &

had been a Tailor having lived at 72 Buccleuch St, Kettering & 38 Hodtall St, Kettering.

His Military service did not last long however & he was Medically Discharged as unfit for sevice due to an Aortic Disease (Heart problem) meaning he couldn't

march, on 10 Oct 1914 (British Army Papers)

In 1927 he was listed on The Electoral Roll living at 43 Shaftesbury Rd, Leicester and by 1939 had moved to 33 Hopefield Rd, Leicester where he was

described as an Electric Cleaner Salesman (1939 Register)

FREDERICK LEWIS. Ref: 361. Born 7 Nov 1916 at Kettering. Mother: Willis, Ethel Beatrice, Ref: 4468

GENERATION Three

FREDERICK LEWIS COVINGTON. Ref: 361. Born: 7 Nov 1916 at Kettering. Father: Hubert Hastings, Father Ref: 520. Mother: Willis, Ethel Beatrice, Mother

Ref: 4468. Died: Apr-Jun 1982 at Leicester aged 65. Mar: Jul-Sep 1946 at Leicester to Markham, Pauline 4667. In 1939 Register shown as being a Van

Driver aged 23 living with parents at 33 Hopefield Rd, Leicester.

Widow lived in early 90s at 2 Belton Road, Leicester LE3 2GD.

ANN. Ref: 2228. Born Oct-Dec 1947 at Leicester. Mother: Markham, Pauline, Ref: 4667

AUDREY H COVINGTON. Ref: 111. Born: Jul-Sep 1920 at Birmingham. Father: Albert William, Father Ref: 10954. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth, Mother

Ref: 1685. Mar: Oct-Dec 1940 at Birmingham to Smith, Arthur .

GORDON ARTHUR COVINGTON. Ref: 1211. Born: 16 Oct 1922 at Birmingham. Father: Albert William, Father Ref: 10954. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth,

Mother Ref: 1685. Died: Mar 2010 at Warwick aged 87. Mar: Apr-Jun 1943 at Birmingham to Deakin, Norah 4641. In late 80s UK tel. directory his wife,

Norah, is listed as living at 1 Hobs Meadow, Solihull, West Midlands B92 8PG and according to 1995 tel. dir check moved to 23 North Drive, Wooton Hall,

Henley-in-Arden, Warks.

MAUREEN F. Ref: 2270. Born Apr-Jun 1946 at Birmingham. Mother: Deakin, Norah, Ref: 4641

DAVID. Ref: 1058. Born Jul-Sep 1951 at Solihull. Mother: Deakin, Norah, Ref: 4641

HOWARD VICTOR COVINGTON. Ref: 519. Born: 25 Nov 1926 at Birmingham. Father: Albert William, Father Ref: 10954. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth,

Mother Ref: 1685. Died: Jul-Sep 1989 at Sandwell aged 62. Mar: Apr-Jun 1953 at Smethwick to Newman, Audrey 4706. Lived at 33 Apollo Road, Oldbury,

Warley, West Midlands B68 9RT up to his death.

MARK HOWARD. Ref: 1382. Born Oct-Dec 1956 at Birmingham. Mother: Newman, Audrey, Ref: 4706

BERYL D COVINGTON. Ref: 2294. Born: Jan-Mar 1931 at Birmingham. Father: Albert William, Father Ref: 10954. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth, Mother

Ref: 1685.


FREDERICK LEWIS COVINGTON. Ref: 1072. Born: Apr-Jun 1937 at Birmingham. Father: Albert William, Father Ref: 10954. Mother: Tuffley, Edith Elizabeth,

Mother Ref: 1685. Mar: Jan-Mar 1963 at Birmingham to Rayner, Marion V F 4765. In early 90s lived at 39 Whitegate Drive, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

DY11 6LG.

PETER. Ref: 1604. Born Oct-Dec 1967 at Kidderminster. Mother: Rayner, Marion V F, Ref: 4765

GENERATION Four

ANN COVINGTON. Ref: 2228. Born: Oct-Dec 1947 at Leicester. Father: Frederick Lewis, Father Ref: 361. Mother: Markham, Pauline, Mother Ref: 4667.

Mar: Jul-Sep 1968 at Leicester to King, James E .

MARK HOWARD COVINGTON. Ref: 1382. Born: Oct-Dec 1956 at Birmingham. Father: Howard Victor, Father Ref: 519. Mother: Newman, Audrey, Mother

Ref: 4706. Mar: Apr-Jun 1980 at Sandwell to Healy, Margaret Monica 4852. Lived throughout the 90s at 30 World's End Ave, Birmingham B32 1JE, tel 0121-

422-4595.

VICTORIA. Ref: 5320. Born Oct-Dec 1992 at Birmingham. Mother: Healy, Margaret Monica, Ref: 4852

PETER COVINGTON. Ref: 1604. Born: Oct-Dec 1967 at Kidderminster. Father: Frederick Lewis, Father Ref: 1072. Mother: Rayner, Marion V F, Mother Ref:

4765. Mar: Sep 1992 at Gravesend to Wharton, Caroline R 4895.

MAUREEN F COVINGTON. Ref: 2270. Born: Apr-Jun 1946 at Birmingham. Father: Gordon Arthur, Father Ref: 1211. Mother: Deakin, Norah, Mother Ref:

4641.

DAVID COVINGTON. Ref: 1058. Born: Jul-Sep 1951 at Solihull. Father: Gordon Arthur, Father Ref: 1211. Mother: Deakin, Norah, Mother Ref: 4641. Mar: Jul-

Sep 1975 at Birmingham to Hurst, Sylvia A 4828. In late 80s lived at 273 Short Heath Road, Birmingham B23 6LD & in early 90s at 16 Byron Avenue,

Birmingham B23 7SW, tel 0121-381-5755.

LEE DAVID. Ref: 1939. Born Jan-Mar 1979 at Birmingham. Mother: Hurst, Sylvia A, Ref: 4828

SARAH VICTORIA. Ref: 1920. Born Jan-Mar 1982 at Birmingham. Mother: Hurst, Sylvia A, Ref: 4828

GENERATION Five

LEE DAVID COVINGTON. Ref: 1939. Born: Jan-Mar 1979 at Birmingham. Father: David, Father Ref: 1058. Mother: Hurst, Sylvia A, Mother Ref: 4828. In 90s

lived with parents at 16 Byron Avenue, Birmingham B23 7SW, tel 0121-381-5755

SARAH VICTORIA COVINGTON. Ref: 1920. Born: Jan-Mar 1982 at Birmingham. Father: David, Father Ref: 1058. Mother: Hurst, Sylvia A, Mother Ref: 4828.

VICTORIA COVINGTON. Ref: 5320. Born: Oct-Dec 1992 at Birmingham. Father: Mark Howard, Father Ref: 1382. Mother: Healy, Margaret Monica, Mother

Ref: 4852.

GENERATION Spouses

Sarah Elizabeth COVINGTON. Ref: 4977. Born: Jul-Sep 1861 at Brackley. Father: Williamson, Charles, Father Ref: 0. Mother: Mary, Mother Ref: 0. Died: Jul-

Sep 1897 at Kettering aged 35. Mar: Oct-Dec 1889 at Kettering to Louis Hastings 3624. Christened 14 Sep 1861 at Brackley, Northamptonshire. Husband

generally known as Lewis.

Edith Annie COVINGTON. Ref: 5364. Born: 1873- 1874 at Friday Bridge, Cambs. Father: Mann, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Died: Oct-

Dec 1957 at Kettering aged 83. Mar: Oct-Dec 1904 at Kettering to Louis Hastings 3624.

Edith Elizabeth COVINGTON. Ref: 1685. Born: 17 Sep 1889 at Birmingham. Father: Tuffley, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Mar: 2 Mar

1918 at Stafford to Albert William 10954.


Ethel Beatrice COVINGTON. Ref: 4468. Born: 2 Jun 1896 at U.K.. Father: Willis, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Died: Oct-Dec 1979 at

Leicester aged 83. Mar: Apr-Jun 1916 at Kettering to Hubert Hastings 520. 1st wife. In 1939 Register described as a Hosiery Machinist.

Freda Clementina COVINGTON. Ref: 4912. Born: 21 Mar 1903 at U.K.. Father: Styles, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Died: 19 Dec 1980 at

Ploughley aged 77. Mar: Apr-Jun 1970 at Swindon to Hubert Hastings 520. 2nd wife. Prior to her death lived at 5 Hill Lane, Arncott, Bicester, Oxon. At

probate left 3780.

Norah COVINGTON. Ref: 4641. Born: 7 Jun 1919 at U.K.. Father: Deakin, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Died: Jun 1998 at Mid Warks

aged 79. Mar: Apr-Jun 1943 at Birmingham to Gordon Arthur 1211. In late 80s UK tel. directory she is listed as living at 1 Hobs Meadow, Solihull, West

Midlands B92 8PG and according to 1995 tel. dir check had moved to 23 North Drive, Wooton Hall, Henley-in-Arden, Warks.

Pauline COVINGTON. Ref: 4667. Born: 22 Sep 1921 at U.K.. Father: Markham, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Died: Jul 2009 at Leicester

aged 87. Mar: Jul-Sep 1946 at Leicester to Frederick Lewis 361. She lived in early 90s at 2 Belton Road, Leicester LE3 2GD, the tel. dir. of 1995, however,

shows F. Covington (her husband) as being the resident.

Audrey COVINGTON. Ref: 4706. Born: around 1926 at U.K.. Father: Newman, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Mar: Apr-Jun 1953 at

Smethwick to Howard Victor 519.

Margaret Monica COVINGTON. Ref: 4852. Born: 3 Nov 1934 at U.K.. Father: Healy, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Died: Jan 1989 at

Exeter aged 54. Mar: Apr-Jun 1980 at Sandwell to Mark Howard 1382. In 90s lived at 30 Worlds End Avenue, Birmingham B32 1JE, tel 0121-422-4595

Marion V F COVINGTON. Ref: 4765. Born: around 1937 at U.K.. Father: Rayner, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Mar: Jan-Mar 1963 at

Birmingham to Frederick Lewis 1072.

Sylvia A COVINGTON. Ref: 4828. Born: around 1951 at U.K.. Father: Hurst, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Mar: Jul-Sep 1975 at

Birmingham to David 1058. In late 80s lived at 273 Short Heath Road, Birmingham B23 6LD & in early 90s at 16 Byron Avenue, Birmingham B23 7SW, tel

0121-381-5755.

Caroline R COVINGTON. Ref: 4895. Born: around 1967 at U.K.. Father: Wharton, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. Mar: Sep 1992 at

Gravesend to Peter 1604.